a sudden political uprising or rebellion
Origin of putschGerman ; from Swiss dialect, dialectal , literally , a push, blow
A sudden attempt by a group to overthrow a government.
Origin of putschGerman, from German dialectal, from Middle High German, thrust, of imitative origin.
From German Putsch, from Alemannic German Putsch (â€œknock, thrustâ€), of imitative origin.